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Mild steel welding fumes and cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer has released new scientific data, that links exposure to mild steel welding fumes with possible causes of lung and kidney cancer. The Workplace Health Expert Committee, part of [...]

Clubs share knowledge to attract young sailors

The RYA's club conferences are looking at ways of attracting younger sailors. While sailors aged 55+ are maintaining an interest in the sport, the numbers of younger sailors are between 44% and 64% down in [...]

Packing bags… to go sailing

Ten cadets from Weir Quay Sailing Club spent their Saturday at Morrison’s supermarket, in Tavistock, packing bags to raise funds for their forthcoming trip on the historic 1892 Brixham Trawler Leader. The vessel belongs to [...]

Arthur Beale seeks investment to expand

Having quadrupled turnover in the last four years Arthur Beale, the central London yacht chandler which can trace its origins back to the 1500s, is looking for investment to expand. Starting on March 1st 2019 [...]

Fife Regatta planned for 2020

 Fife's designs to return to the Clyde A fifth instalment of the prestigious and idiosyncratic Fife Regatta is being planned for June next year. Starting from Largs marina close to the heritage village of Fairlie [...]

Clyde International Classic Yacht Festival – 2020

A classic yacht festival on the Clyde has been announced for June 2020 by Fairlie Yacht Club. Next year has been designated "Year of Scotland's Coasts and Waters" the club say, and in honour of [...]

Transat Classique: All bar one are home

All bar one of the nine boats that competed in the Panerai Transat Classique, from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands to St Kitts in the WIndies, have crossed the line and are in Christophe Harbour. [...]

Van Den Heede wins Golden Globe Race

  Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has won the Golden Globe Race, crossing the finishing line at 1013hrs GMT this morning after a 30,000 nM race which saw him rolled and having to round Cape Horn [...]

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Classic Sailor Magazine – Online

Classic Sailor Magazine is publishing news and features online at the moment following the death of our chairman and benefactor David Walker early in the [...]

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Gill’s been tangoed

From Press release:   Gill Marine have launched their latest collection with a burst of tango inspiration Engineered for Protection: [...]

Polly Agatha’s new master

It’s an exciting time to announce that the 45ft LOA Bristol Pilot Cutter, Polly Agatha, has passed into new hands [...]

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Sibyl’s round-Britain cruise

Sailing clockwise around the UK in a 1902 yacht Returning to where Sybil was built Visiting Barra, St Kilda and Scapa Flow The route... [...]

Man overboard on a cold January morning

It's not often a man overboard situation is caught on camera(s) but the crew of the J97 Windjammer can be seen in this video dealing [...]

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